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November 24, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 12 Value Meter
Two of the best defenses are hosting two of the best offenses this week - who will win out in the Steelers vs. Seahawks matchup (besides the refs)? Check out those and our other Week 12 rankings.
November 19, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Tyrod Taylor and the Bills travel to the New England for an AFC East showdown with the Patriots.
November 17, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 11 Value Meter
This is a sneaky-difficult bye week, with three good fantasy offenses (paired with some bad defenses) out. At least Julio Jones will be back - but will he have help in the passing game?
November 12, 2015
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Andy Dalton and the Bengals look to stay unbeaten.
November 11, 2015
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10
Backing Joe Flacco and the Ravens laying 5.5 at home off the bye week against the Jaguars.
November 10, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 10 Value Meter
Week 10's rankings features two young quarterbacks on the rise, as both Derek Carr and Blake Bortles have turned in big fantasy games this season.
October 29, 2015
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game where Cam Newton will try to keep the Panthers rolling as the Colts come to town.
October 27, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 8 Value Meter
Andrew Luck may not have hurt his fantasy owners thanks to his production after the Colts fell far behind the Saints, but he's definitely not playing at the level many expected.
October 22, 2015
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as the Cardinals and Carson Palmer welcome to the Ravens to the desert.
October 20, 2015
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 7 Defense
Andrew Martinez looks at defenses available on your waiver wire, including how the Redskins will fair against Doug Martin and the young Bucs
Weekly Rankings: Week 7 Value Meter
Todd Gurley faces the Browns this week in an ideal matchup, but is it enough to overtake Le'Veon Bell as the week's top back? Check out that and all of Jeff Erickson's Week 7 rankings in this week's Value Meter.
October 15, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 6
Erik Siegrist analyzes the Monday night matchup as Sam Bradford and the Eagles look to score an NFC East victory against the Giants.
October 14, 2015
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 6 Defense
Andrew Martinez looks at defenses available on your waiver wire, including how the Titans will fair against Ryan Tannehill and the troubled Dolphins
October 13, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 6 Value Meter
Target monster DeAndre Hopkins tops this week's receiver rankings. See the rest of Jeff Erickson's Week 6 ranks in this version of the Value Meter.
October 8, 2015
Exploiting the Matchups: The Return of Morris?
Luke Hoover has the upgrades and downgrades for Week 5, including a favorable matchup for Alfred Morris against the Falcons.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 5
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup between the Steelers and Chargers as Le'Veon Bell seeks to carry Pittsburgh to victory. Will he do it?
October 7, 2015
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 5 Defense
Andrew Martinez looks at defenses available on your waiver wire, including how the Giants will fair against a struggling Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers
October 6, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
It's not easy being Green this week. A.J. Green and Andy Dalton drop in the rankings due to the matchup with Seattle. See all of Jeff Erickson's Week 5 rankings.
FantasyAces Football: Week 5 Picks
Josh Collacchi breaks down the Week 5 slate with a sneaky Vernon Davis play in a matchup against the Giants that should benefit the tight end.
October 1, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 4
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football as Russell Wilson and the Seahawks take on the visiting Lions.
September 30, 2015
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 4 Defense
Andrew Martinez looks at defenses available on your waiver wire, including how the Bengals will fair against Jamaal Charles and the Chiefs
September 29, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 4 Value Meter
Carson Palmer's offensive line has given him plenty of time to throw so far this season - will that hold true against the Rams' pass rush? Check out all of Jeff Erickson's rankings for Week 4.
East Coast Offense: Whose Fast Start is Sustainable?
Carson Palmer looks like his old self now that he's healthy and playing behind a decent offensive line. Larry Fitzgerald, who also looks like he shed five years, is both a cause and beneficiary.
September 24, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 3
Erik Siegrist analyzes a Monday night matchup that sees Jamaal Charles leading the Chiefs into Green Bay for a showdown with the Packers.
September 22, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
This week's theme is how to deal with disasters -- Matthew Stafford has a rib injury and a tough matchup. Jeff Erickson breaks down the Week 3 rankings.
FantasyAces Football: Week 3 Value Picks
Josh Collacchi breaks down Week 3 and finds a good value in Green Bay's James Jones, who is making the most of limited targets this season.
September 17, 2015
Exploiting the Matchups: Trust In Talent
Luke Hoover warns against over-reacting to bad Week 1 performances, and likes Sammy Watkins to bust out now that he's not being shadowed by the Colts' Vontae Davis.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 2
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football where Andrew Luck and the Colts will look to get back on track against the Jets.
September 15, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
Will Randall Cobb draw Richard Sherman this week? How much should that move the needle? Jeff Erickson breaks down the Week 2 rankings.
September 9, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 1
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday Night Football games, including a tough matchup at home against the Vikings for Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers.
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